Recalls

Recalls Bulletins

Recall data for: 1999 FORD F-350

NHTSA Campaign Number: 98V101000

Manufacturer Campaign Number:

Make: FORD

Model: F-350

Year: 1999

Component:
PARKING BRAKE

Manufacturers Involved: FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Begin Date Of Manufacturing: 19980126

End Date Of Manufacturing: 19980424

Recall Type: V

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 11200

Date Owner Notified By Manufacturer: 19980601

Recall Initiator: MFR

Manufacturer Responsible For Recall: Ford Motor Company

Date Report Received By ODI: 19980515

Date Added To File: 19980520

Regulation Part Number: 571

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 105

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SUPER DUTY SINGLE REAR WHEEL PICKUP TRUCKS. THE PARKING BRAKE SYSTEM, WHEN ENGAGED WITH A FORCE OF 125 POUNDS APPLIED TO THE PARK BRAKE FOOT CONTROL, MAY NOT HOLD THE VEHICLES ON A 20 DEGREE GRADE. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 105, “HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEMS.”

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD ALLOW A VEHICLE TO ROLL ON AN INCLINE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

Corrective Action:
DEALERS WILL BURNISH THE PARKING BRAKE USING A SPECIFIED PROCEDURE.